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Page 240 - From his cradle He was a scholar, and a ripe and good one ; Exceeding wise, fair spoken, and persuading : Lofty and sour to them that loved him not ; But, to those men that sought him, sweet as summer And though he were unsatisfied in getting, (Which was a sin,) yet in bestowing, madam, He was most princely : Ever witness for him Those twins of learning, that he raised in you, Ipswich and Oxford...
Page 240 - His overthrow heaped happiness upon him ; For then, and not till then, he felt himself, And found the blessedness of being little; And, to add greater honors to his age Than man could give him, he died fearing God.
Page 337 - Whiles his young master lieth o'er his head. Second, that he do on no default Ever presume to sit above the salt.
Page 336 - It may be hence it is, that their dogges are able to make syllogismes in the fielde, when their young masters can conclude nothing at home, if occasion of argument or discourse be offered at the table.
Page 194 - The boar's head in hand bear I, Bedecked with bays and rosemary; And I pray you, my masters, be merry, Quot estis in convivio. Caput apri defero Reddens laudes domino.
Page 337 - Second, that he do on no default Ever presume to sit above the salt. Third, that he never change his trencher twice. Fourth, that he use all common courtesies, Sit bare at meals, and one half rise and wait. Last, that he never his young master beat But he must ask his mother to define How many jerks she would his breech should line. All these observed, he could contented be To give five marks and winter livery.
Page 182 - That unto logik hadde long ygo. As lene was his hors as is a rake. And he was not right fat, I undertake ; But looked holwe* and thereto soberlye.
Page 183 - On bokes and on lerning he it spente, And besily gan for the soules praie Of hem, that yave him wherwith to scolaie. Of studie toke he moste cure and hede. Not a word spake he more than was nede ; And that was said in forme and reverence, And short and quike, and ful of high sentence. Souning in moral vertue was his speche, And gladly wolde he lerne, and gladly teche.
Page 163 - ... flocked to the great fountains of learning to satisfy the thirst for knowledge, and prepare for the various stations which intelligent society should offer. The institution, however, met with reverses, and so lost its popularity, that AD 1438, it was said, " out of so many thousand students reputed to have been here at a former time, not one thousand now remains to...